Balancing the budget or reducing student loan interest rates are important policies but they will do little to galvanize public opinion in a meaningful way. We are confronted now -- as a country -- with an array of obstacles that can only be overcome if we address them together.
Obama was supposed to be to America's 200 year-old racial problem what gastric bypass surgery is to a weight problem: a quick fix. But as any bypass patient will tell you, what looks like a quick fix is really a painful, complicated battle.
Legal and agency experts are poring over the technical aspects of reclassifying broadband, but what has not been carefully examined is the economic impact this re-designation will have on investment decisions.